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Island Wheat - Capital Brewery

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Island WheatIsland Wheat

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BA SCORE
78
okay

227 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Capital Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaPeculierDane on 09-06-2005)
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Ratings: 227 | Reviews: 100 | Display Reviews Only:
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hochief

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +17.6%

06-05-2013 00:00:25 | More by hochief
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Misfit2209

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

06-04-2013 04:19:30 | More by Misfit2209
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

05-23-2013 02:14:35 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

05-22-2013 12:40:15 | More by williamjbauer
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FlyingHellfish

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

05-14-2013 21:45:37 | More by FlyingHellfish
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JeffreyRossMajor

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-16-2013 04:11:51 | More by JeffreyRossMajor
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Lurkerson

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

03-31-2013 04:33:19 | More by Lurkerson
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MaxOhle

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

03-03-2013 17:25:20 | More by MaxOhle
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CesarLopes

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

03-03-2013 05:41:11 | More by CesarLopes
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PHBoiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-27-2013 04:59:37 | More by PHBoiler
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clloyd892

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

02-25-2013 22:43:00 | More by clloyd892
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cooler4life

Quebec (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A: Poured a half finger white colored head that settled very quickly to a thin rim around the glass. Not much can been seen in terms of carbonation. Some lacing. Color is a clear autumn hay.

S: Light sweetness from citrus, essences of earthy grass. Yeast and wheat are the dominate scents.

T: What I would expect from a pale wheat ale. Great balance between the malt, crisp grain, delicate hints of citrus, lemon grass, and hops.

M: Great. Just the right amount of carbonation and stickiness.

O: Overall a little above average. I appreciate the gift all the way from WI. Thanks T!

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 19:28:28 | More by cooler4life
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yankinwis

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +25%

02-17-2013 13:04:25 | More by yankinwis
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mjpolzin

Wisconsin

3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I am sure I have had this beer before since it is local but I have never sat down to actually review it. Unfortunately for the low abv, this beer was way too much work to drink. What I mean by that is I don't even mind that it is pretty low in alcohol content but it wasn't really that easy drinking of a beer. The mouthfeel was slightly harsh and it felt like there was a bunch of stuff forced into the taste of this beer. Speaking of the taste there was definitely wheat present along with some fruit and light hops. Not a great drinking experience.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 04:45:24 | More by mjpolzin
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Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

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Kansas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-03-2013 06:15:55 | More by justinehrlich
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Iowa

3/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +39.7%

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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A pleasant surprise Christmas gift mixer pack.

A - Pours a slightly hazy pale straw colour, finger of head with little retention and no real lacing.

S - Scent is dominated by bready wheat, hints of citrus rind and grassy hop notes, buttered bread and a hint of lemongrass.

T - Much like the nose with the bready wheat flavour dominating, bitter citrus rind, a touch of orange, pear and apple juice, sweet corn and the buttered bread notes linger alongside a grassy notes and green tea.

M - Medium bodied, a tad prickly going down and finishes surprisingly dry.

O - A tasty wheat ale that offers up a traditional flavour profile for the style. Nothing over the top, but easily sessioned and a perfect summer patio ale.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2012 05:12:10 | More by andrenaline
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

12-22-2012 22:11:28 | More by cliff1066
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mrosenfeld32

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

12-12-2012 14:10:36 | More by mrosenfeld32
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panders07

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +17.6%

12-10-2012 04:01:10 | More by panders07
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enelson

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

11-25-2012 11:47:11 | More by enelson
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.8%

11-24-2012 20:53:53 | More by TastyIsBeer
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.78/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Island Wheat pours a clear bright straw color, with a good size head. There is a slightly skunk aroma with some hints grainy wheat. The taste is crisp, clean, good full wheat flavors, with hints of a carmalized malts. Not watery, full flavor, a little too carbonated. Overall this is a solid wheat ale, clean and crisp, but on the lighter side.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2012 04:53:09 | More by vette2006c5r
Island Wheat from Capital Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.